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The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century

Arthur C. Helton


To prevent or mitigate refugee catastrophes, more effective international cooperation is needed in advance of crises. In this connection, new mechanisms are needed to marshal resources to promote the sustainable return of refugees and internally displaced persons, and successfully undertake post‐conflict recovery.

Keywords: humanitarian action, humanitarian management, internally displaced persons, international cooperation, post‐conflict recovery, prevention, refugees, think tank, United Nations, US government

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780199250318
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199250316.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Arthur C. Helton, author
Senior Fellow for Refugee Studies and Preventive Action, Council on Foreign Relations, New York
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